Friend, The Great Legacy
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- Movie: Friend, The Great Legacy (English title) / Friend 2 (working title/literal title)
- Revised romanization: Chingoo 2
- Hangul: 친구 2
- Director: Kwak Kyung-Taek
- Writer: Kwak Kyung-Taek
- Producer: Nam Ji-Woong, Kim Yong-Ki, Kim Byunh-In
- Cinematographer: Yoon Ju-Hwan
- Release Date: November 14, 2013
- Runtime: 124 min.
- Genre: Action / Gangster
- Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Sung-Hoon (Kim Woo-Bin) was raised by his mother and doesn't have any memories of his real father. His childhood was miserable, surrounded by his mother's gangster friends. He eventually became a gang member himself. He is now imprisoned for fighting against other gang members in a Buddhist temple.
Meanwhile, Joon-Seok (Yu Oh-Seong) has been in prison for almost 17 years and is set for release in the near future. A woman comes to the prison and requests to talk with Joon-Seok. The woman was in his circle of friends during his high school days. She informs Joon-Seok that her son Sung-Hoon is an inmate in the same prison. She asks Joon-Seok to protect her son from other gang members. Joon-Seok soon takes Sung-Hoon under his wings in prison.
When Joon-Seok is released from prison he learns that Eun-Ki (Jung Ho-Bin) has gotten rid of his men and now dominates the gang which Joon-Seok's father (Joo Jin-Mo) started. Joon-Seok plots to take back control of his gang.
Meanwhile, Sung-Hoon is released from prison and works for Joon-Seok in his power struggle against Eun-Ki. Joon-Seok and Sung-Hoon are both unaware that Joon-Seok once ordered the murder of Sung-Hoon's father (Jang Dong-Gun) many years ago.
- Filming began May 6, 2013 at Yeongdeungpo Prison in Seoul, South Korea. The scene filmed involved Sung-Hoon (Kim Woo-Bin) getting released from prison.
- Filming ended August 12, 2013 at Citizen's Forest Park in Yangjae, Seoul, South Korea. The final scene filmed is the last scene in the movie with Kim Woo-Bin and Yu Oh-Seong appearing together.
- Related titles:
|Yu Oh-Seong||Kim Woo-Bin||Joo Jin-Mo||Jung Ho-Bin||Lee Cheol-Min|
|Lee Joon-Seok||Choi Sung-Hoon||Lee Cheol-Joo||Eun-Ki||Joon-Seok's subordinate|
Additional Cast Members:
- Jang Yeong-Nam - Sung-Hoon's mother
- Lee Joon-Hyuk - Joon-Seok's subordinate
- Gi Ju-Bong - gang boss
- Bae Sung-Jong - Yong-Baek
- Ji Seung-Hyun - Hyung-Doo (young days)
- Joo Suk-Tae - stepfather
- Jo Sung-Hee - Kong Chi-Sung
- Yoon Jin-Ha - Ddakboori (bug-eyed person)
- Ahn Se-Ho - Myung-Gwan (Champion Chinese Restaurant)
- Park Ah-In - female singer
- Kang Han-Na - A-Ram
- Jeong Gi-Seop - Officer of Defense Security Command
- Min Ji-Hyuk - Keukdari (tall person)
- Ko Woo-Rim - Choi Sung-Hoon (young)